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Nokia 8 (64GB) vs Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)

Side by side comparison between Nokia 8 vs Alcatel Idol 4S phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia 8 (64GB)
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

13
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3090
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsAlcatel Idol 4S (Windows)Compare Nokia 8 X
Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
5.5"
AMOLED

1440x2560

21
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 8 (64GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

8 (64GB)20 Advantages Nokia 8 (64GB)vsIdol 4S (Windows)5 Advantages Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
+2.45Ghz 64bit Octa-Core58%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+554 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs534 PPI
+(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP23%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 21MP
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)150%
More apps available to download and use
vs1000000 apps (Windows Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3090 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+18W80%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs10W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+IP54 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
160 grams (5.6 ounces)vs+152 grams (5.32 ounces)5%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)13%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
5.3"vs+5.5"4%
Larger screen
Dual-LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light

26 Common items in both devices
64GB (50GB available) / 64GB (54GB available)
1440x2560 pixels
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / Autofocus
f/2.0 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+19 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
Model8 (64GB)Idol 4S (Windows)
Other model namesNokia 8 (4GB RAM)T-Mobile Alcatel 4S 6071W, Alcatel OT-6071w
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandNokiaAlcatel
Release dateSeptember, 2017November, 2016
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 151.5 millimeters (2.9 x 5.96 in)75.4 x 153.9 millimeters (2.97 x 6.06 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP54 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported
System (OS)Nokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatWindows 10 Mobile
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (54GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size5.3" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)554 PPI534 PPI
Colorsfeature not registered16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Dragontrail Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 EV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 12)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP monof/2.01.12µmPDAFLaserAF
21 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5616x3744 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
ConnectivityNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Heart rate
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
- 2.5D glass screen
- Carl Zeiss camera optics
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Nokia OZO audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Gold/black
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification (white light)
- 2.5D Glass back panel
- JBL earphones
- Hi-Fi 3.6W dual-stereo
- Front camera: Wide Angle 84°
- Reversible phone
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- VR goggles compatible
Power supplyNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3090 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging10W Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered800 minutes | 13.3 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered25200 minutes | 420 hours | 17.5 days
Radiation rateNokia 8 (64GB)Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.06W/kg (head) | 1.16W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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